Miles Over The Moon 2021: WE ARE ON - LIVE IN PERSON - Friday evening, July 16, 2021 at 8PM

Annual Miles Over the Moon 4 mile Road Race - A “Midsummer Night” Run

We are ON! Friday July 16 2021 at 8PM!

Join us this year for the Wicked Running Club’s first post-COVID public, LIVE, in-person running race!

The Tenth Annual Miles Over The Moon Road race is a unique, “Midsummer Night” 4 Mile Road race in beautiful and historic Salem Massachusetts! This race begins and ends at the Bentley School at 25 Memorial Drive in Salem. The race goes by several Salem landmarks, such as Dead Horse Beach, Salem Willows, Salem Common, and Collins Cove. Enjoy the twilight of sunset as you take in the sights as well as Ocean views. 

The race is organized by the Wicked Running Club of Salem. Check us out on our website:

All proceeds support the Wicked Running Club Youth Running Fund. This fund supports annual donations to local high school track programs, scholarships, and the family-friendly Wicked Kidz Race.

Tech race t-shirts provided to the first 200 registrants. Sizes cannot be guaranteed.

We want to remind all runners about the following:

  • Please wear bright, reflective clothing on race night.
  • The streets will NOT be closed for the race. There will be helpful officers and friendly volunteers along the course, but please mind traffic.
  • Have fun out there and thank you to all for running and volunteering!

All proceeds to support the Wicked Running Club Youth Running Fund. This fund supports annual donations to local high school track programs and the family-friendly Wicked Kidz race.

Miles Over The Moon thanks Our Sponsors, who join us in creating this community event

About the Race

Race Date and Time

July 16, 2021 at 8PM

Entry fee

Pre-registration is $30.00
There will be no day-of-race/onsite registration


Race to start at Bentley Academy Charter School, 25 Memorial Drive in Salem. Day of race registration 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Race Swag

Tech race t-shirts provided to the first 200 registrations. Sizes cannot be guaranteed.

Timing and Results

Bib chip timing provided by Bay State Race Services.


Overall winners Male and Female. Age group awards for top 3 males and females: Youth (19 and under), 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49), Senior Masters (50-59), (60-69), (70 and over).


Parking at the Bentley School lot and at Salem Willows. Please DO NOT park on adjacent residential streets 


Post-race food and beverages at Bentley School, 25 Memorial Drive, Salem.

After Party and Awards Ceremony at Brothers Taverna, 283 Derby Street, Salem

Download Race Application

Click here to download a printable race application.

Packet Pick Up Location

New England Running Company, 43 Enon Street, Beverly

Packet Pick Up Times

Wednesday July 14 and Thursday July 15, times TBD (likely afternoon/early evening)

Runners Safety: Because this is a nighttime race we encourage all runners to wear reflective clothing. The course is not closed off to traffic and we want everyone to have a fun and safe time. Please be sure to be cognizant of your surroundings including your fellow runners.

Course for 2021


2018 Miles Over the Moon Course Map

Our course features a fast and fun four miles through historic Salem featuring waterfront views.

Race begins at Bentley School, running east on Memorial Drive, past Dead Horse Beach and around the front of Salem Willows, turning right on Fort Ave. Head down Fort back to Memorial Drive, taking a left onto Szetela. Run down Szetela to Essex Street, then a right on Washington where runners will then take a left into Salem Common. A 2/3rds loop around the inside of the common will have runners exiting the common at Pleasant Street. Left on Pleasant down to Bridge Street, then right on Bridge to Osgood Street. Runners will then go through Collins Cove on East Collins Street, take a right onto the Bike Path, then left back on Szetela returning to the Bentley School.

Course Highlights: Enjoy great sunset views around Salem’s waterfront with this unique race route that loops around Collins Cove. Race begins with a slight downhill trip down Salem’s notorious Naumkeag Hill followed by a long slow uphill on Fort Avenue. The course loops through Salem Common, then back around Collins Cove to race headquarters, where you can enjoy post-race refreshments and celebrate your twilight run accomplishment!

Helpful volunteers will be on the course directing your way.

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